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Jan 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
broadcast, the other big story today. after years of denials, lance armstrong has finally admitted to doping. now the attention turns to questions about why he chose to do it and the huge consequences he and others could face. nbc's anne thompson has been covering the lance armstrong saga for years. she's here with us in the studio tonight. anne, good evening. >> good evening, brian. you know, the decision to talk actually split the tight circle of advisers around lance armstrong, but those close to the former cyclist say over and over that this was armstrong's decision alone and not part of some big public relations plan. over the christmas holiday, they say, armstrong decided it was finally time to come clean. once a hero, lance armstrong is now by his own admission a liar. the cancer survivor built his mythic image on seven consecutive victories in the tour de france and vehement denials that his success was helped by performance-enhancing drugs. >> have you ever, ever, in the history of this race, used performance-enhancing drugs? >> absolutely not. never. not once. >> how many
NBC
Jan 16, 2013 2:05am PST
over the place. somebody that's hoping that he is going to turn his life around is lance armstrong. it's going to be fascinating to see what he actually does. >> he did an interview with oprah that was taped, and it's going air on thursday, and there are reports that they claim that he does admit to using performance-enhancing drugs. here's the interesting thing about it because i think -- again, we don't know what the interview says because we're just speculating, but some of the speculation is he says everybody was doing it, and it was a level playing field, and, therefore, i was doing it too. the thing about lance armstrong is for 15 years he said he wasn't. he sat in interviews over and over and said he didn't. he demonized the people that accused him of doing it. >> not sort of, he did. >> he sued newspapers that accused him of doing it, and he won. >> took millions of dollars. >> one of the things for some reason -- i don't know why this stuck in my craw so much, but it did. there was a nike commercial, okay, of reporters asking him what he was on. this was during the thick of it.
NBC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
lance armstrong of defrauding the u.s. government by denying he used performance enhancing drugs. the u.s. postal service was a long-time sponsor of armstrong's cycling team. still to come, a congresswoman wants to change hacking laws after the suicide death of a popular internet activist. >> the suicide of aaron swartz has people debating what's right and what's wrong. >> swartz took his life over the weekend. we mentioned in the past you can never point to a single cause for a suicide. certainly the charges he was facing in the hacking of computers at m.i.t. played a part. democratic congresswoman zoe lockran said it's time to update some of the hacking laws. a good number of people feel the federal government took vanl of poorly written or old laws to prosecute swartz for downloading academic papers without permission from a publically open network. lockran proposed the idea to change the law on reddit, the internet forum swartz helped create. originally swartz faced more than 30 years in jail. that had been reduced to a plea deal for six months. the woman prosecuting him, u.s. att
NBC
Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
powerful painkillers. >>> one night was not enough. oprah winfrey's interview with lance armstrong will air in two parts on thursday. oprah described her 2 1/2 interview with armstrong. you see a picture from that interview. armstrong was stripped of his seven tour de france titles because of doping which he denied for years. winfrey said armstrong confessed to taking performance-enhancing drugs during his record-breaking career. >> i went in prepared to have to dig and pull and reference. i didn't have to do that because he was pretty forthcoming. >> anti-doping officials want armstrong to confess under oath before considering lifting a lifetime sports ban against him. >>> henry is taking a look at the 49er buzz. >> absolutely. we're ready for some football. hut one, hut two. throw it to me. the 49ers have the bay area buzzing with excitement after laying a beatdown on the packers. coming up, we head out to santa clara, as mindi bach reports on what it's going to take for the red and gold to get back to the super bowl. >>> welcome back to nbc bay area. if you haven't jumped on the 49er
NBC
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
. lance armstrong comes clean after years of denials. now the consequences for him, for the cancer charity he founded, even the future of his sport at the olympics. >>> late word on the action the president plans to take on gun control tomorrow. >>> fighting the flu. what are the real odds of getting sick after getting the flu shot, which in some places is getting a lot harder to find. >>> and cashing out. an alarming number of americans draining the money they were saving for retirement to pay the bills right now. >>> also tonight, our inspiring "making a difference" report. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. shortly before air time tonight, we learned about what the president plans to announce rr
NBC
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
with lance armstrong will air in two parts starting tomorrow. yesterday oprah described the two and a half hour interview with the disgraced former champ. armstrong was stripped of the seven toured france titles which he flat out denied for years. win friday said he confessed to taking performance enhancing drugs during his career. >> i went in prepared to have to dig, pull and reference. i didn't have to do that. he was pretty forthcoming. >> anti-doping officials want armstrong to admit his guilt under oath before considering whether to lift a lifetime sports ban against him. >> what will become of him now? >> a rare wildlife moment captured on video. still ahead, the whale migration off the california coast like you have never seen before. >> we have a wider look at the south bay and the approach coming up. >> announcer: you're watching "today in the bay." >> this is something you don't see often. a gray whale enjoying the journey as it migrates to baja. it was all caught on tape. the video captured during a whale watching excursion off dana point. you can see the huge whale there
NBC
Jan 16, 2013 12:35am PST
interview with lance armstrong, where he finally admitted to doping. and get this. the interview supposedly lasted close to three hours. so it's sort of like a regular interview, but, you know, on steroids. and it's -- [ laughter and applause ] here's some political news. president obama's inaugural parade will feature eight floats, including a hawaii float to honor his birthplace, an illinois float to honor the first lady's home state and a kenyan float just to mess with republicans. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] why not? it's a parade, right? everyone loves a parade. speaking of obama, i heard the president will push for a path to citenship for 11 million illegal immigrants in the u.s. obama says it's all part of his plan to give every man, woman and child the chance to pay more taxes. and that's just -- [ laughter ] >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: the american way. [ applause ] more news out of washington. education secretary arne duncan announced that he will stay at the white house for president obama's second term. he said his mission is to make the u.s. number one in educ
NBC
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
fallout this morning from lance armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs. coming up, what the world anti-doping agency says it will demand before it even considers letting armstrong return to competitive sports. a lot of people say that was the motivation for his confession. >>> we're going to talk a little about a fun fact during this severe flu season. did you know the virus can last about eight hours on a surface. this morning we'll tell you what you should avoid touching and we'll conduct a little experiment here in studio 1a to see how many people touch the doorknob coming in our studio in a single morning. >>> and ryan seacrest is here, and he better watch his personal items because he's going to help us out on a segment about the best pick pockets in the world. >> have you ever been pick pocketed? >> no. >> it's awful. >> dylan, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. yes, this is a big storm in that it extends from northern new england all the way down into the gulf of mexico and in areas like worcester, we are seeing the snow continuing to fall where he
NBC
Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
, what's next for lance armstrong. the potential legal trouble he could now be facing. >>> i'm janelle wang. the toughest gun control law in the nation. >>> violence in syria escalates. >>> san jose's interim police chief is set to take over in just a few days. coming e ining up, find out whas are his top priorities. >>> in just a few days, san jose's police department will be under new leadership. as we first told you on monday, larry esquivel will serve as acting chief. today we're hearing from him for the first time. nbc bay area's marianne favro is live from the police department with more. does he think he can make significant change in such short time? >> reporter: yes, he does, jess when it comes to morale. here's why. he really knows this department. he's been here 27 years. he rose up through the ranks and he knows what cops are dealing with out on the streets. in just a few days, larry esquivel will become san jose's new acting police chief. he has 27 years with the force. >> he has the respect of the rank and file. he came up through the ranks. he worked some of the most hig
NBC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00am PST
interview with lance armstrong will air in two parts beginning tomorrow. yesterday oprah described the two and a half hour interview with the disgraced former champ. armstrong was stripped of the seven toured france titles which he flat out denied for years. win friday said he confessed to taking performance enhancing drugs during his career. >> i went in prepared to have to >> anti-doping officials want armstrong to admit his guilt under oath before considering whether to lift a lifetime sports ban against him. >> the fall out continues on the doping scandal. a major league soccer stadium in kansas city has ended its partnership with his livestrong foundation. in a statement, management hinting the armstrong controversy played a role in the decision. but it was not the deciding factor. instead, the organization blaming the livestrong foundation for not meeting a financial agreement. the ugly chapters will continue to roll in for armstrong. >> he's certainly not on sports illustrated's new cover. we'll show you the man who is. why some say colin kaepernick's national exposure could win
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